Re:Design | Creative Directors 2022 Symposiarch

Jorge Narvaez-Arango
SVP of Creative, EMEA
George P. Johnson

A trained architect and multidisciplinary designer focused on the sensations, feelings, cognitions, and behavioral responses evoked by brand-related stimuli and experiences, Narvaez-Arango has held senior creative leadership positions at some of the country’s top design, experiential and brand strategy firms. A graduate of Harvard University with a Masters in Design and the University of Houston with a Bachelors of Architecture & Environmental Design, he has held positions at top global studios such as George P. Johnson, Interbrand, Bruce Mau Design, Omnicom's Arnell Group, AECOM-DMJM, DMJM Rottet and EMBT Architects in Spain. In these roles he led multidisciplinary design teams, creating brand experiences for clients such as IBM, Salesforce, PepsiCo, Gucci, Unilever, General Electric, Home Depot, Mastercard, GNC, DevonWorks, Cushman & Wakefield, Hines, Li-Ning, The Fontainebleau Hotel & Resorts and more.

Narvaez-Arango is the SVP of Creative, EMEA leading George P. Johnson’s worldwide creative and experience design efforts on behalf of the Salesforce account and coordinating work across all design studios globally. Tasked with delivering innovative brand experiences, and ensuring studio alignment across a global event program while challenging conventional approaches to event-based marketing through a variety of channels.

Jorge is fluent in Spanish, has a passion for motorsports, and believes in servant leadership and collaborative design.